Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   The second-ranked Dillon Beavers traveled to Belgrade last Tuesday and outlasted the Panthers 49-48 in overtime.  The road trip continued Saturday at Hamilton where Dillon extended their undefeated league season to 5-0 with a convincing 68-36 win over the Broncs.   Belgrade, a member of the Central A, is a quality non-conference...
  •   The Lady Beavs defense clamped down on the league’s top-scoring team to remain perfect through the first part of their conference season with a 57-45 home win over Hamilton on Saturday. The Broncs (7-3, 3-2) came into Dillon looking to narrow the Southwest A Conference standings by knocking off the Beavers (7-2, 5-0) with a steady...
  • The no. 9 University of Montana Western men’s basketball team today made it an unlucky 13 for its opponents. The Bulldogs (15-3 overall, 3-0 in the Frontier Conference) extended their winning streak to a baker’s dozen with a hard fought, 73-64 victory over visiting Westminster in Straugh Gymansium on Saturday afternoon. And they found yet another...
  •   To the editor,   Well, I see that the Great Idaho Wolf Hunt was a resounding success - for the wolves.  Once again Idaho “hunters” have wet the bed in their effort to make the State safe for democracy, or whatever type of government it is that they have over there, and killed exactly zero (that’s right, count...
  •   To the editor,   It appears that the tea-party has a solid foothold on the Republican majority at the 64th Legislature. Listening to the rhetoric of members, Art Wittich, Austin Knudsen and Jeff Essman during the House Rules committee confirms the extreme ideology of the right.  Amendments to  remove rules requiring super...
  •   Beaverhead County High School Superintendent Fred Chouinard submitted his official notification of retirement effective June 30 of this year, at Monday’s meeting of the BCHS Board of Trustees.  Trustee Chairman Gary Love “regretfully accepted” the notification. Chouinard unofficially announced his intention to retire...
  •   Elsie May Gregovich, 73, of Payette, ID, passed away comfortably in her sleep, under the wonderful care of the doctors and nurses at Vibra Hospital in Meridian, ID, on Jan. 3. A memorial service was held Jan. 9 at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette, with Fr. Calvin Blankinship conducting. Cremation and services are under the direction...
  •   Stacey Dawn Cuchine-Kobriger passed away Jan. 2, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 18, 1972, in Butte, to Donald Jerry Cuchine and Joan Cuchine-Ledbetter. She loved doing crafts and writing poetry. She completed one year of studies at Western Montana College in Dillon. She had a smile that could light up the room. She...
  •   Richard Shepherd serenely passed away at home on Jan. 8. He was born to Eda and John “Jack” Shepherd on March 18, 1942, and lived in Jackson all of his life. Richard was married to his best friend, Shirley Boehning, for 54 years. They had two children, Sheila Annalee and David Bruce. Richard is survived by: wife Shirley;...
  •   Grace E. Nichols Crichfield passed away Jan. 11, at Barrett Hospital & Healthcare. Grace was born to John and Minnie Nichols on March 7, 1923, at home in Knobs. She had four siblings: Margie, Harvey, MaryAnn and Dick. Grace married Chester M. Crichfield on June 3, 1941, in Baker. For the majority of their lives, they lived and raised...